[virt-tools-list] virt-install fails to install debian wheezy domU on debian wheezy dom0

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Fri Sep 27 12:15:03 UTC 2013

On 09/27/2013 05:01 AM, Tomas Agartz wrote:
> I have several XEN domU:s running om my server that I have installed in the
> past. I have recently upgraded the dom0 (and most of the domU) to Debian
> Wheezy. Tried installing a new (wheezy) guest today, but it seems to fail to
> mount the initrd if I understand the error correctly. This is how I install:
> virt-install --name=${DOMU} --ram=128 --disk path=/dev/vg1/${DOMU} --network
> bridge:vlan200 --nographics --paravirt --location ${URL}
> with URL= it
> fails but if I change the URL to point to squeeze instead, the installation
> starts.
> virt-install in Debian Wheezy (on my dom0) is version 0.600.1. My dom0 is a
> x86_64 machine.
> No idea if this is a Debian problem, a problem with virt-install, or if I am
> doing sometihng wrong myself, so I am asking on this list first.

Please provide the output of this command with --debug. Also, how is it
failing? virt-install error or error inside the VM install?

- Cole

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